The flame ignition ceremony for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) was held at the Ho Chi Minh Museum in Hanoi on May 6 afternoon to prepare for lighting the cauldron at the Games opening ceremony six days later.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh inspected preparations for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Hanoi on April 18, stressing that hosting this event is an honour, responsibility, and also a chance to popularise the image of Vietnam.
Spectators watching competitions in person during the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) will not be required to take Covid-19 tests before enter the stadiums, according to guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health on April 16 regarding Covid-19 control measures during the regional sport event.
According to the plan, an opening ceremony of the 31st SEA Games will take place in two hours at My Dinh National Stadium in the capital city of Hanoi comprising three segments themed “Friendly Vietnam”, “Strong Southeast Asia” and “Shining Southeast Asia”.
Vietnamese fans and lovers are eager for a football match of AFC Asian Qualifiers between the Vietnam national team and a strong opponent as Japan at My Dinh National Stadium in the capital city of Hanoi being broadcast live on VTV5 at 7 p.m. on November 11.
After Australian sports authorities had complained about the football field surface following the confront with the Vietnamese National team at the beginning of September, My Dinh National Stadium has been upgraded and innovated from its field surface, stands to functional rooms.
The Management Board of My Dinh National Sports Complex yesterday said that the agency had received some machines and equipment serving for the renovation and upgrade of stadium surface, functional rooms and restrooms which is expected to be completed on October 20.